Spherical Mirror Reflection
In this lab, students use an optics light source, optics track, and half screen to measure the image and object distances associated with the real image formed by a concave spherical mirror and then use principles of reflection and the spherical mirror equation to determine the mirror’s radius of curvature.Preview Download
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Featured PASCO Equipment
This optics bench is used for lens and mirror experiments, inverse-square law, and diffraction/interference experiments.
Allows students to use the Dynamics Track and PAStrack to be used as an optical bench.
An all-in-one bright point source, illuminated crossed-arrow object, primary-color source, and ray box with up to five parallel rays.
Many lab activities can be conducted with our Wireless, PASPORT, or even ScienceWorkshop sensors and equipment. For assistance with substituting compatible instruments, contact PASCO Technical Support. We're here to help.
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